Pennsylvania Public Health Salary Outlook

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This page provides you with a complete overview of the Public Health field in the state of Pennsylvania. Here you will find statistics on salaries, careers, jobs and best cities hiring Public Health workers and more.

Average Salary of a Pennsylvania Public Health Worker

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Public Health worker was $58,000 vs the national salary of $59,000. A Public Health worker in Pennsylvania saw a solid number of companies featuring over 4,462 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, Temporary, and Internship while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Mid Level.

Pennsylvania Public Health

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health $58,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health salaries for job postings in Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were The University of Pittsburgh, Matrix Medical Network, Rite Aid, SpiriTrust Lutheran, and St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, Temporary, and Internship with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Additional Salaries by Area

In this section explore additional details on the following areas within Public Health:

  1. Biostatistician
  2. Clinical Social Worker
  3. Environmental Scientist
  4. Epidemiologist
  5. Food Inspector
  6. Health Technician
  7. Infection Control Manager
  8. Medical Officer
  9. Public Health Nurse
  10. Water Treatment Specialist

Biostatistician
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Biostatistician $89,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were University of Pennsylvania, CSL Behring, Geisinger Health System, The University of Pittsburgh, and National Comprehensive Cancer Network offering Full-time, Contract, Part-time, and Temporary with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Clinical Social Worker
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Clinical Social Worker $59,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries, MedOptions, UPMC, Lehigh Valley Health Network, and NHS offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Environmental Scientist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Environmental Scientist $60,000 Bar high
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Average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings in Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were ESF Camps, Arcadis:US, Software Engineering Institute, Langan Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc., and American Water offering Full-time, Contract, Part-time, Internship, Temporary, and Commission with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Epidemiologist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Epidemiologist $61,000 Bar high
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Average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings in Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were CSL Behring, PA Department Of Health, SSC, The University of Pittsburgh, and Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Food Inspector
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Food Inspector $40,000 Bar high
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Average Food Inspector salaries for job postings in Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were National Guard, Gilead, Gilead Sciences, Turning Point, and Robesonia Logistics, LLC offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, and Contract with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Health Technician
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Health Technician $35,000 Bar high
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Average Health Technician salaries for job postings in Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Fresenius Medical Care, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, WellSpan Health Services, Maxim Healthcare Services, and CSL Plasma offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Infection Control Manager
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Infection Control Manager $52,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries, St. Mary Medical Center, Grand View Health, Geisinger Health System, and UPMC offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, Temporary, and Internship with Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level required.

Medical Officer
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Medical Officer $35,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Officer salaries for job postings in Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Securitas, MedExpress, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Allied Universal, and Geisinger Health System offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Public Health LPN Nurse
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health Nurse $61,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Matrix Medical Network, St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network, Geisinger Health System, UPMC, and Presby's Inspired Life offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Internship, and Commission with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Water Treatment Specialist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Water Treatment Specialist $43,000 Bar high
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Average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings in Pennsylvania are 4% lower than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were WellSpan Health Services, National Guard, Keane Group, EXCELA HEALTH PHYSICIAN PRACTICES, and Stantec offering Full-time, Part-time, Internship, and Temporary with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Top Employers of Pennsylvania Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 4,462 jobs for various types of Pennsylvania Public Health workers with most employers looking for Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Geisinger Health System 126 jobs
Consulate Health Care 123 jobs
Public Health Management Corporation 121 jobs
Penn State Hershey Medical Center 117 jobs
UPMC 102 jobs
The University of Pittsburgh 61 jobs
Matrix Medical Network 59 jobs
Rite Aid 57 jobs
SpiriTrust Lutheran 53 jobs
St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network 53 jobs
Penn State University 50 jobs
University of Pennsylvania 45 jobs
MedExpress 42 jobs
Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) 40 jobs
WellSpan Health Services 39 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 4,462 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Philadelphia, PA 769 jobs
Pittsburgh, PA 385 jobs
Harrisburg, PA 135 jobs
Hershey, PA 124 jobs
Allentown, PA 82 jobs
York, PA 79 jobs
Bethlehem, PA 55 jobs
King of Prussia, PA 54 jobs
Danville, PA 51 jobs
Scranton, PA 50 jobs
Reading, PA 46 jobs
Chambersburg, PA 42 jobs
Lancaster, PA 42 jobs
Mechanicsburg, PA 37 jobs

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*Indicates number of job postings as of January, 2017.

Written by Robert Sanchez
Robert Sanchez is HealthGrad.com's Chief Editorialist. Robert Sanchez has over 10 years experience in the Healthcare field and more recently has become an avid writer advising on career and job topics in this exciting field.

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